1957 Jaeger-LeCoultre Vintage Ladies Asymmetrical Watch Ref. 2416 - Gold Plated


Item No. 5167

During the latter half of the 1950's in the era of the '57 Chevy and the Cadillac fin, Jaeger-LeCoultre made avante garde wristwatches for the U.S. market. Embodying distinctive design from the period, they are funky and original, yet elegant enough to be worn on the wrists of discriminating ladies and collectors.

The ladies asymmetrical LeCoultre featured in this offering is an example of this phenomenon. The dial and hands perfectly complement the shape of the case.

The watch was fully restored by Jaeger-LeCoultre in 1999 then sat largely unworn. We acquired it from the owner who had the restoration done.

Our watchmaker has freshly cleaned and oiled the high grade LeCoultre caliber K840 movement, and it is running perfectly.

Accopmanying the watch are its original JLC repair guarantee and receipt detailing the work that was done.

Included with the purchase is a one-year warranty on the movement and its function and a new Connoisseur of Time timing certificate attesting to its performance.

This piece blends the worlds of art and horology as both a noteworthy 1950's design and a high-grade wristwatch.

  • Manufacturer: Jaeger-LeCoultre
  • Country of origin: Switzerland, made for the U.S. market
  • Year built: c. 1957
  • Model: Ref. # 2416
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes
  • Designed for: Women
  • Case material: Gold plated
  • Case markings (outside): 10K GOLD FILLED
  • Case condition: Just short of freshly restored condition by JLC.
  • Dial: White, gold baton indexes
  • Hands: Correct, gold, "pointex"
  • Movement type: Caliber K840, manually wound, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, flat balance-spring
  • Movement markings: LeCoultre Co. Swiss, 17 jewels, K840
  • Jewels: 17 rubies
  • Crystal type: Mineral glass.
  • Serviced: Yes, freshly cleaned and oiled.
  • Warranty: 1-year warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - JLC Servicing papers; Connoisseur of Time New timing certificate
  • Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee
  • We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's expectations throughout the buying experience.

    All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail, and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier. International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.

    The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

    Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed to be waterproof.

    To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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